PITTSBURGH (AP) — Starling Marte hit a two-run homer, Gregory Polanco had a two-run double and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-Three on Tuesday night time.
Joe Musgrove (6-Eight) took a shutout into the 7th inning for the Pirates, who stepped forward to 12-Four in opposition to the Reds this season.
Scooter Gennett homered two times for Cincinnati.
Marte’s homer within the fourth scored Pablo Reyes, who reached on his first primary league hit. Polanco drove in Marte and Adam Frazier with a double within the 3rd. Frazier doubled and scored on Francisco Cervelli’s unmarried within the first.
The highest 4 batters in Pittsburgh’s lineup went a blended Eight for 17 and drove in 5 runs.
Musgrove (6-Eight) allowed two runs and struck out 8. He gave up 5 hits — 4 singles — over 6 0.33 innings.
Reds starter Cody Reed (Zero-2) accepted six runs and 9 hits in a season-high 5 innings. It used to be Reed’s 3rd get started of the season for Cincinnati. He is made 10 aid appearances.
Gennett hit solo house runs within the 7th and 8th, giving him 22 homers this season. It used to be his 2nd multihomer sport of the 12 months.
Cincinnati chased Musgrove within the 7th and loaded the bases. Pirates reliever Richard Rodriguez hit Phillip Ervin with a pitch, permitting one run to attain, however struck out Dilson Herrera and were given Mason Williams to floor out to finish the risk.
Reyes drove in his first occupation run with a double within the 8th.
After the Triple-A season ended Monday, each groups added avid gamers from the minor leagues. Pittsburgh recalled RHP Tanner Anderson, RHP Michael Feliz, RHP Clay Holmes and OF Jordan Luplow, and decided on the contracts of INF Kevin Kramer and C Ryan Lavarnway. The Pirates designated LHP Good friend Boshers for task. Cincinnati recalled RHP Tyler Mahle and RHP Keury Mella, and decided on the contracts of C Tim Federowicz and OF Gabriel Guerrero.
Reds: Mella used to be positioned at the 60-day disabled listing with a left indirect pressure, finishing his season. He ultimate pitched for Triple-A Louisville on Aug. 24.
Pirates: C Elias Diaz (proper hamstring discomfort) is anticipated to omit a minimum of 10 days and would possibly no longer go back in any respect this season, in keeping with supervisor Clint Hurdle. Diaz hasn’t performed since he used to be got rid of from Friday’s sport.
Reds: Within the collection finale Wednesday, RHP Homer Bailey (1-13, 6.13 ERA) will try to steer clear of changing into the primary Reds pitcher to lose 14 video games in a season since Mat Latos in 2013.
Pirates: RHP Jameson Taillon (11-Nine, Three.45 ERA) is scheduled to begin. He’s 2-Zero and is maintaining warring parties to a .217 batting moderate over his ultimate 3 begins.
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